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Friday, 18 March
No There There

Just a few things to note, really, before I entirely scrub this entire fuck-circus of a week out of my brain:

1. NCAA madness is upon us! I have even entered a bracket, or whatever, into competition! I have no idea what I'm doing! Basically, whenever I think that there's nothing left to not care about, I fondly remember that college sports exist. There was much excitement today because, I hear, the Huskies won, which is pleasing to me, because I honestly do care about the near-success of all Washington sports teams: it is genuinely funny every time one of our teams gets close to winning anything, and then inevitably it all ends in ashes. Cleveland: will you marry us?

2. The wife was just channel-surfing and spontaneously broke out laughing. Why? The Sci-Fi channel, always high-rent entertainment, was playing the movie Leprechaun. I want to kiss the programmer who thumbs-upped this for St. Paddy's Day.

3. I don't normally do this, but I'm going to reprint a reader comment onto the main page here, because it's kind of made my night. (And I thought Leprechaun was going to be the highlight.)

A few posts back, I made fun of a video store rental called Made in Estonia, with the indelible tagline, "MADE WITH PEOPLE!" I also took the minimal trouble to IMDB it, and wondered what the actual Estonian title could possibly mean. An Estonian reader has responded. And I am so happy.

"Made in Estonia" is actually quite qute movie for Estonian :) Ok, it love-hate movie and people here are pretty much divided about it. But it has great soundtrack (listen to Genialistid here http://www.estmusic.com/index.php?0132103718). It actually started as a morning show where two guiys performed as two married couple. One playing female for one couple, the other for other one. Growed into a hit TV-show, toured Estonia and finally made a movie. And title "Vanad ja kobedad saavad jalad alla" means something like "Old and perky (?) get their shit together".

This is the best comment my blog has ever received, and I really mean that. I'm getting old, I'm sort of perky, and I do need to get my shit together.

I'm so going to visit Estonia.


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You have an Estonian readership? Unbe-freaking-lievable.

Comment number: 005620   Posted by: 6y on March 18, 2005 06:34 AM from IP: 24.75.116.128

Have fun storming the castle. Try not to catch another case of the angry ass.

Comment number: 005621   Posted by: MMMikey on March 19, 2005 02:41 PM from IP: 69.243.203.183

This is my my first visit to your blog. I also know nothing about college basketball, and entered a bracket into a little office contest. I think next time, I will just take a $10 bill out of my pocket and set it on fire.

Nice site. Consider it bookmarked.

Comment number: 005622   Posted by: porkbone on March 20, 2005 01:12 PM from IP: 24.245.25.78

Here in ACC country, the natives are getting JACKED on roundball. It's kind of exciting to see close and well-fought games; however, it does mean that most everybody is working through the day like NCAA zombies. I am pulling for UNC only because I want to see Franklin Street burn like it did in 1993 (and, admittedly, I have a couple of couches I need to get rid of...)

Comment number: 005623   Posted by: KJ on March 20, 2005 08:57 PM from IP: 66.32.37.149

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